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Location address: United Kingdom, South Somerset
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Montacute House is a late Elizabethan country house in the South Somerset village of Montacute. A textbook example of English architecture during a period that was moving from the medieval Gothic to the Renaissance Classical, and one of the finest houses to survive almost unchanged from the Elizabethan era, the house has been designated by English Heritage as a Grade I listed building, and Scheduled Ancient Monument. It was visited by 125,442 people in 2013.